New Town Plaza

Japanese artist Takeshi Ohgushi's work on display at New Town Plaza

Takeshi Ohgushi and his butterfly-shaped painting in Sha Tin.

Artist Takeshi Ohgushi used acrylic paints early in his career. But the result did not quite reflect his Japanese heritage, so he took up ink painting instead.

Friday, 25 January, 2013, 3:47am

Malls urged to warm up their acts

Shopping malls should do more to encourage tenants to turn down the air conditioning, a green group says, as a survey shows stores are often far chillier than the public areas of malls.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

The heat is on our chilly malls

The city's chilly shopping malls were supposed to be giving shoppers a warmer reception this summer, but some are failing to live up to their promise to the government to turn down the air conditioning, a South China Morning Post investigation has found.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Staying on track

Hong Kong's railways have had a profound effect on the city's evolution into a modern metropolis. Wherever the rail lines go, population begins to shift and railway-related properties are especially sought after by homebuyers as they are usually backed by integrated planning and design.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

From the heart

Graphic designer Filip Pagowski has been collaborating with Rei Kawakubo's Comme des Garcons label since 1999 and is responsible for one of the brand's most iconic images: the bug-eyed heart logo created for the Play collection.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - New Territories / Outlying Islands


G/F, 1826 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung 27928474

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Seafood

Wine Australian and French

Best for Romantic meal

Average food cost HK$150

Hours Mon-Fri 6-10pm; Sat-Sun noon-4pm, 6-10pm

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Out and about

Stars in their eyes

Designed for children aged eight and up, the Esa Telescope 225X is powerful enough for children to see close-up action in the sky. The telescope comes with a zoom lens of 15x to 225x, a finder and a 300mm telescopic tube to aid visibility, as well as an adjustable tripod. HK$699 at ItsImagical, Ocean Terminal, unit G29-34, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2375 6020

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HKU student with cancer given probation for theft

A student from the University of Hong Kong who went on a HK$6,000 shoplifting spree in Sha Tin last month after she learned of her cancer relapse was put on probation for two years yesterday.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Early morning entertainment

Keyed up for Christmas

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Around and about

Few places in the New Territories have changed as much as Sha Tin over the past 30 years. The 'sandy fields' of its name have disappeared under acres of reclamation, but some of the old town still survives, hidden in plain sight right next to the former Kowloon-Canton Railway line. If you're shopping at Home Square, you can easily visit one or two of these local attractions.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Gifts for a cause

Cups that show you care

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Shop 'til you drop

Signs of Christmas come earlier each year with the first of Hong Kong's festive decorations being unveiled almost a month ago. With glimpses of Christmas trees or Santa grottos being erected, the general mood of shoppers transforms.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Floral prints

Steam driven

French company Pylones turns the ordinary into quirky with graphic designs and bold colours. The Byzance kettle with a bold dahlia print should add a splash of colour to any kitchen and may even help cheer up a gloomy morning. HK$980 at Pylones, shop 3229, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui; tel: 3188 5928

Holding the baby

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


Watertight fashion

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

All American

13 Mar 2011 - 12:00am